Airport development and socio-economic development of Nigeria

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The study examined the role of airport infrastructural development on socio-economic development of the country and, adopted a descriptive survey study methodology, using questionnaire to collect required data. Systematic random sampling techniques were use in selecting the  participating staff in the airport. The data were presented by means of simple percentages and tables respectively, while spearman rank  correlation coefficient (rS) was used in testing the formulated hypotheses. The result reveals that, there is a correlation between airport infrastructure development and socio-economic development of the country. The study conclude that, for any proper achievements to be achieve in aviation  sector, government must step up its contribution, regulation and due  process must be followed in awarding of contract and making decision that relates to the development of aviation in the country. In view of this, the study recommends that, capable hands should be employed in the aviation industry. This is very crucial so as to make the industry contribute  significantly to the socio-economic growth and development of the nation.

Keywords: Airport, infrastructure, development, socio-economic


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